Set in the charming village of Etal by a ford over the River Till, this Northumberland castle is the ideal location for a family day out.
Built by Robert Manners as a defence against Scots raiders in the mid 14th century, it fell to James IV's invading Scots army in 1513, immediately before their catastrophic defeat at nearby Flodden.
The award-winning exhibition outlines the interesting story of the bloody Anglo-Scottish warfare of this border castle. Why not visit the Flodden Battlefields a stone throw away and get a sense of what it was like?
To complete your day out bring along a picnic to enjoy in the surroundings of the Ford and Etal Estates.
Clash of Kingdoms
Wed 31 Jul & Thu 1 Aug 2013
A trio of costumed actors re tell the conflict of England v Scotland which was brought to a head in 1513 at the infamous battle of Flodden. An epic battle which saw the death of King James of Scotland.
Wed 7 & Thu 8 Aug 2013
A trio of costumed actors retell the conflict of England v Scotland which is bought to a head in 1513 at the infamous Battle of Flodden. Dramatic demonstration of sword fighting and a chance for children to learn Tudor sword drill.
Flodden Field – For Those Who Fought and Died
Sat 7 & Sun 8 Sep 2013
A solo costumed actor tells of the conflict between England and Scotland which was brought to a head in 1513 at the infamous battle of Flodden.
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Cornhill on Tweed, Northumberland - TD12 4TN
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